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Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
A selection of papers relating to the colonial affairs accumulated by Charles Spencer, 3d Earl of Sunderland, during his tenure as British secretary of state during the reign of Queen Anne, 1706-1710. Included are papers from the Board of Trade and colonial administration and legislative bodies, chiefly those of New Jersey and New York, with a few items from South Carolina, Virginia, and Massachusetts.
Background
Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland (1674-1722), was a British Whig statesman during the reigns of Queen Anne and George I. From 1706 to 1710, he served as secretary of state for the Southern Department.
Extent
87 pieces in 3 boxes.
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